When you seek an order of protection, you should be fully aware of the gravity of the request and its legal consequences. An order of protection (or restraining order, protection order, or no-contact order, depending the jurisdiction and relationship of the parties) is a court-issued document that prohibits an individual (the respondent/defendant) from directly contacting the [...]
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November 15th, 2013 · No Comments
The Role of State Attorneys General in National Health Care Reform-Advocating for the Will of the People or for their Party?
October 25th, 2013 · No Comments
Unless you’ve been living under an exceptionally large rock lately, you have been subjected to renewed national debate about the merits of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The PPACA, with its expressed goals of expanding health care access to more Americans, providing additional program choices, and reducing health care costs, was signed into [...]
August 19th, 2013 · No Comments
Last month’s blog article “How do you find the right attorney for your legal issue, your area, and your budget” (July 18, 2013) promoted the idea of using lawyer referral services offered by state and local Bar Associations. The ubiquity of the programs (more than 300 nationally) and the mission of matching legal consumers with [...]